These Jobs Are Seeing Biggest Pay Hikes

Lawyer, truck driver among the group
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted May 22, 2018 4:26 PM CDT
7 Jobs With Biggest Annual Pay Hikes
A trucker heading to Nebraska to deliver frozen salmon travels through North Bend, Wash., on Jan. 18, 2017.   (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Lawyers have enjoyed one of the largest pay increases over the past year. A 4.7% increase as of April brings the median base pay for an attorney to $101,817, according to Glassdoor. But lower-skill positions in high demand are making strides, too, including truck and delivery drivers. The seven jobs with the largest annual pay increases as of April, per USA Today:

  1. Financial adviser: up 6.4% to a median base pay of $55,296
  2. Bank teller: up 5.5% to $30,066
  3. Attorney: up 4.7% to $101,817
  4. Truck driver: up 4.5% to $53,878
  5. Delivery driver: up 4.5% to $38,955
  6. Web developer: up 3.9% to $65,414
  7. Network engineer: up 3.6% to $71,433
The full list of jobs includes cashier. (See the best US cities for people starting a career.)

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